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A dynamic life of faith is neither limited to the affairs of earth nor ignorant of them. It lives in the tension between heaven and earth.
Digital persecution is on the rise, the WWL 2020 shows. Asia Bibi’s release was one of the the good news.
The evangelical body says in a statement that it will work to organise “a gathering that brings together evangelicals of a range of sensitivities”, with the aim of “writing a proposal of a model to address the conflict”.
Christians in Barcelona see a need to find “forums” in churches where the situation in Catalonia can be addressed with “wisdom” and a worldview “rooted in Scripture”.
The three years since the vote to leave the EU have shown the heightened impact of speech on political culture and how that flows into society and community relations.
Three months after the attacks that killed more than 200 people, “tensions between the Buddhists and Muslims continue”, Christians warn.
The outbreak started one year ago, and 1,700 people have died so far. The World Health Organization calls to respond with “international solidarity”.
The number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict exceeded 70 million globally last year. Churches worldwide will celebrate World Refugee Sunday on June 23.
Evangelical Christians in the country speak out about the situation. “It is our duty to make a call to prayer, to calm down and recognize the right of people to protest peacefully”, pastor José Piñero says.
“The armed forces have taken the correct decision, they can count on the support of the people of Venezuela”, Guaidó says. The regime responds: “We are deactivating a small group of traitors”. The risk of an armed conflict increases.
Christianity is the third religion in number of population of Taiwan, “but socially many families are still hostile to Christianity”, says an evangelical pastor in the island.
An Ibero-American Union of evangelical politicians demands fair elections and the restoration of full democracy in Venezuela.
Prayer, truth, dialogue between the parties and justice are some of the actions of the Church in Venezuela.
Twelve Catalan pro-independence leaders are being judged in the Spanish Supreme Court. The trial generates a public debate that transcends the judicial and the political scene.
The most important trial in 40 years of democracy is expected to deeply affect national politics. President Sánchez might call for an early election.
Germany, France, United Kingdom, Spain and other countries openly challenge Nicolás Maduro’s regime. Evangelical Christians pray for peace as fears of a civil war increase.
An interview with Efraim Tendero, Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance and former leader of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches.
Five Venezuelans living in Spain explain how they see the critical situation of their country. They point out the important role that the evangelical churches play in integration.
The gospel is still obscured by centuries of unwillingness to expose the church to a time of doctrinal reformation and by scores of devotional practices that lead the faithful astray.
“As the Body of Christ, we need to be ready to give an answer to both sides”, says a Christian leader in the country. “Every Christian has to do his part”.
Filipino President Duterte has repeatedly insulted Christians. Churches in the country: “We are being attacked because we are taking the side of loving our neighbour. These attacks must stop”.
Under the decree of autocephaly, the new church’s jurisdiction will be restricted to Ukraine. The Russian Orthodox Church reacts: “It is the result of political and personal ambitions”.
With such division in our political leadership, is there any wonder that the tensions over Brexit remain so high?
Yazidi activist and sexual slavery survivor, Nadia Murad, and Congolese gynaecologist, Denis Mukwege, won the Nobel Peace Prize.
What is the role of evangelical Christians in the socio-political crisis? Three leaders share their perspectives.